[FOM] BLAST 2013 Second Annoumcement

Jipsen, Peter jipsen at chapman.edu
Tue Apr 2 14:06:47 EDT 2013

BLAST 2013 (2nd Announcement)

It is a pleasure to announce the fifth BLAST conference, August 5 - 9, 2013
at Chapman University, Orange, California, USA.

The BLAST conference series brings together researchers in

B = Boolean algebra
L = Lattice theory, algebraic and quantum Logic
A = Universal Algebra
S = Set theory
T = Set theoretic and point-free Topology

Please consider filling out the Expression of Interest form at the end of this email.

The first four BLAST conferences were at the University of Denver, New<http://subsessile.nmsu.edu/blast/index.htm>
Mexico State University<http://subsessile.nmsu.edu/blast/index.htm>, the University of Colorado at Boulder<http://euclid.colorado.edu/~kasterma/blast/> and the
University of Kansas<http://www.math.ku.edu/conferences/blast2011/>.

BLAST 2013 will feature invited talks by
* Bernhard Banaschewski (McMaster University)
* William DeMeo (University of South Carolina)
* Francois Dorais (Dartmouth College)
* Mai Gehrke (Université Diderot - Paris 7 and CNRS)
* Steven Givant (Mills College)
* Steve Jackson (University of North Texas)
* Michael Pinsker (Technische Universität Wien)
* Dima Sinapova (University of Illinois at Chicago)
* Sam van Gool (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)

and invited tutorials by
* Martin Escardo (University of Birmingham)
* Heinz-Peter Gumm (Universität Marburg)
* Hilary Priestley (University of Oxford)

The conference is funded by NSF, Chapman University and the Center for
Excellence in Computation, Algebra and Topology (CECAT).

Abstract submission is through Atlas-conferences by July 1 at

Registration will be $90 before July 1, 2013, and $110 after
that. Electronic registration is available on the conference
web page http://www.chapman.edu/events/blast-2013/.

A limited amount of financial support is available for graduate
students and recent PhDs. To apply for support, send an email of
request to blast2013 at chapman.edu<mailto:blast2013 at chapman.edu> by May 15, 2013 (see web page for details).

More information can be found at the conference web page:

A printable poster to advertise this conference can be downloaded from

The conference organizers can be contacted at blast2013 at chapman.edu<mailto:blast2013 at chapman.edu>

Best regards,
the organizing committee

Peter Jipsen and Andrew Moshier (Chapman University, CECAT)
Natasha Dobrinen (University of Denver)
Fred Dashiell and Joanne Walters-Wayland (Chapman University, CECAT)

(apologies for multiple copies)


Expression of interest:

To help us with planning of BLAST 2013 we request that anyone interested
in attending this event fill out the (non-binding) form below and email
it back to us at blast2013 at chapman.edu<mailto:blast2013 at chapman.edu> (or just reply to this email)



Attendance:  definite/likely/possible   (delete inapplicable choices)

Would you like to give a talk?          Yes/No

If Yes, please give provisional title (or indicate topic):

(Note that the above information is just for planning; to be considered
for the program, a title and abstract needs to be submitted at


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